University of Dayton http://wyso.org en Dayton Flyers’ Sweet Sixteen Return Inspires Big Spending http://wyso.org/post/dayton-flyers-sweet-sixteen-return-inspires-big-spending <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-82541f67-fb58-06d0-ffca-206297ba7446"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Dayton Flyers are headed to Memphis Thursday—and so are a bunch of excited University of Dayton fans. The Flyers will play Stanford in the Sweet Sixteen after two upset wins in the NCAA men’s basketball playoffs last week, the first time in 30 years the Flyers have made it that far in the playoffs. </span></span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:19:35 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47581 at http://wyso.org Dayton Flyers’ Sweet Sixteen Return Inspires Big Spending UD's Miller Receives Contract Extension http://wyso.org/post/uds-miller-receives-contract-extension <p>Thanks, in part, to an improbable run in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, the University of Dayton has given a contract extension to head basketball coach Archie Miller. Miller's deal was announced Monday afternoon and has him coaching at UD through the 2018-19 season.<br /><br />Miller has been the head coach of the Flyers since 2011 and has guided the team this year to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years.<br /> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:26:35 +0000 Wayne Baker 47522 at http://wyso.org March Madness Hits The Miami Valley Region http://wyso.org/post/march-madness-hits-miami-valley-region <p>Basketball fans from around the country have their eyes fixed on Dayton, Ohio today and Wednesday as the city is playing host to the First Four opening round of the NCAA Men's basketball tournament.<br /><br />The University of Dayton has held the opening round for the past 13 years and it generates millions of dollars for the Miami Valley economy.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:45:28 +0000 Wayne Baker 47238 at http://wyso.org March Madness Hits The Miami Valley Region UD's St. Patrick's Parties Less Rowdy http://wyso.org/post/uds-st-patricks-parties-less-rowdy <p>Authorities say University of Dayton student neighborhoods toned down their St. Patrick's Day partying this year.</p><p>School officials said in a statement Monday night that students celebrated responsibly overall. Three people were arrested Monday afternoon in a gathering after classes ended, and police said there were at least 10 citations for violations of city open container laws.</p><p>It wasn't known immediately whether the people arrested were UD students.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:02:22 +0000 Associated Press & Dayton Daily News 47228 at http://wyso.org US Senator Portman To Lead Trafficking Forum In Dayton http://wyso.org/post/us-senator-portman-lead-trafficking-forum-dayton <p>It’s estimated that more than 1,000 in Ohio are victims of sex-trafficking each year.&nbsp; 300,000 children nationwide are considered to be at high risk. Those numbers are galvanizing politicians, police agencies and other organizations to raise awareness about the war on human trafficking.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:19:09 +0000 Jerry Kenney 45895 at http://wyso.org